Sun Valley students Jack and Tate Hawkes recently appeared as extras on two different programs of the Fox hit television show “Sleepy Hollow” filmed in New Bern.
Harry Potter. Jay Gatsby. Holden Caulfield. Atticus Finch. Grendel. Huckleberry Finn. Katniss Everdeen. Edward Cullen. Tom Sawyer. Waldo. All these characters have something in common, they are the protagonists of some of the most frequently challenged or banned books in the country.
When he was in Kindergarten, Betty White knew her son Gentry was destined for success.
Casey Carver, Monica Frank and Melissa Merrell face off for school board in District 4
Jeremiah Miller and Albert Funderburke scored three touchdowns each to lead Sun Valley High to an exciting win over Monroe. The Spartans trailed by 12 points in the third quarter before raillying for the win. Sophomore QB Demarco Reaves threw three TD passes for the Sun Valley, including the game-winner to Miller from 40 yards out with 29 seconds left in the game on a third and 15 play.
Parkwood rushed for 431 yards on 9.6 yards per carry in a 55-13 road win over Cherryville. The Rebels enter their bye week with a 4-2 record. For details on all seven games involving Union County, see Sunday's print edition of The Enquirer-Journal. Here are Friday's final scores:
Sun Valley 48, Monroe 47
Parkwood 55, Cherryville 13
Piedmont 23, CATA 14
Cuthbertson 28, Providence Day 10
Davidson Day 20, Marvin Ridge 17
North Rowan 14, Forest Hills 12
South Stanly 17, Union Academy 6
CATA travels to Piedmont and Monroe hosts Sun Valley in Week 6 of the Union County football season. Porter Ridge and Weddington have byes. See a breakdown of the matchups inside.
Central Academy's Elijah Inuwa won the 2014 Union County cross country meet again, this time in a career-best time of 15:52.8. Weddington's boys and Marvin Ridge's girls cruised to the team titles.
Jax is a sweet, loving Husky mix, whose Carolina blue eyes would melt the hearts of most Tarheels.
Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!
Fin is a sweet little girl who will swim into your heart.
Despite drawing ever since she was very young, Gina Rugito-Anderson recently chose to make it more than a hobby.
Sunny, named for his orange color and cheerful disposition, is soft, cuddly and ready for you to take him home.
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?